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Last updated: 20 April 2021
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Datum:maandag 15 januari 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas R4D-5 (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:United States Navy
Registratie: 17234
Constructienummer: 13596
Bouwjaar: 1944
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 16 / inzittenden: 16
Totaal:slachtoffers: 21 / inzittenden: 21
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Tacloban Airport (TAC) (   Filippijnen)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Militair
Vliegveld van vertrek:Tacloban Airport (TAC/RPVA), Filippijnen
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
Crashed following midair collision with USAAF Stinson L-5 (42-99165) off end of the runway.
The R4D-5 operated on a flight to evacuate wounded men, high priority passengers, cargo and mail.

Those lost were:
Crew:
Lt. Bridwell J. McKnight (pilot)
Lt. Donald W. Huegel (co-pilot)
Lt. George A. Danner (navigator)
Sp(V)3c James R. Reynolds (orderly)
ARM1c Hugh G. Ballantyne (radio man)

Passengers:
Lt Com. C.H. Mattson
Lt. Com. G.W. Pease
Lt. E.J. Detmer
Lt. Winfield V. Scott, Jr S(A)
Ens. M.L. Naylor
Ens. N.J. Roccaforte
RhM1c G.M. Pangalos
SK1c F. Hold
PhM2c A.D. Nonsley
PhM2c O.F. Blizzard
PhM2c J.B. Hayden
PhM3c H.E. Dickinson
PhM3c J.C. Raines
PhM3c W.E. Seeling
PhM3c S.D. Stroul
ARM3c M.M. King

Bronnen:
» US Navy and US Marine Corps Aircraft Serial Numbers and Bureau Numbers--1911 to Present / Joe Baugher
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge
» War Diary for the Month of January 1945, NATS, Thirteenth Squadron (VR-13).


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 1470e ongeval
  • 483e dodelijk ongeval
  • 30e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 202e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 Filippijnen
  • The zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 24e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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